Ionization Energies

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Ionization Energies

Postby Matthew D 3F » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:13 pm

Does it get progressively harder to remove electrons after the second (third, fourth, etc).

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Re: Ionization Energies

Postby spark99 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:31 pm

Ionization energy has a general trend that increases left to right across and decreases down a group. Ionization energy is the energy required to remove an electron from an atom, so to answer your question, yes.

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Re: Ionization Energies

Postby 405112316 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:37 pm

Yes. It gets progressively harder to remove electrons. We are getting closer to the positively charged nucleus that is pulling electrons towards it.

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Re: Ionization Energies

Postby Richard Ku 4H » Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:39 pm

Yes, because the effective nuclear charge increases after removing the first electron.

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Re: Ionization Energies

Postby Michelle Cervantes 1H » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:15 pm

How is effective nuclear charge related to the ionization energy?

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